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as in:  pain remitted

The pain finally remitted.
  to decrease in intensity
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remit remitted remitting remits remittance
Remit has many reasonably common, but highly diverse meanings. Accordingly, it is generally recommended that you just learn the meaning (or meanings) that currently interest you.

Remittence is the preferred spelling of a noun form of this word, but is sometimes also used as a noun form of remit (to pay).  The preferred spelling for that form of remit is remittance, but remittence is an alternate spelling.
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  • The pain finally remitted.
  • The storm finally remitted.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   remit [9] , remission [6]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Business, Medicine, Law
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